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Swedish Adds Two Latest-Generation da Vinci Surgical Systems to Support Robotic-Assisted Surgical Program

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SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2009 -- Swedish today announced the addition of two latest-generation da Vinci ® Surgical Systems to advance its pioneering use of robotic-assisted surgeries for patients. Swedish will use the two new da Vinci Si HD system robots to provide surgeons with more precision ...

Swedish's Robotic-Assisted Surgery Program Featured on KCPQ TV

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SEATTLE, July 31, 2009 -- Swedish's Robotic-Assisted Surgery program was featured today on Seattle's FOX Television affiliate, KCPQ, during their morning newscast.The story, which was four-minutes in length and broadcast live from KCPQ's studio, featured an interview with and demonstration from ...

Swedish Surgeon Organizes Mt. Rainier Climb of Organ Transplant Recipients, Including Former Olympic Medalist Snowboarder

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SEATTLE, July 13, 2009 -- In an effort to help raise awareness about the importance of organ donation, Swedish Organ Transplant Program surgeon Andrew Precht, M.D., organized a climb up 14,411-foot Mt. Rainier this past weekend involving some organ transplant recipients from around the count...

Surgeons from Swedish are First in Seattle to Begin Performing Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

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SEATTLE, June 22, 2009 – The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) Thoracic Surgery Clinic now offers its patients the minimally invasive daVinci® Surgical System – a treatment option that pairs a surgeon's skills with state-of-the-art robotic technology."Swedish has a long history of adopting th...

Specialist Interviewed about Swedish's Weight Loss Surgery Program for Article in Issaquah Press

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SEATTLE, March 19, 2009 -- Swedish-affiliated bariatric surgeon Ross McMahon, M.D., was recently interviewed for an article about the medical center's Weight-Loss Surgery Program. The piece was published in the March 16 issue of the Issaquah Press.Although he is based at Swedish/First Hill, Dr...

State Supreme Court Gives Swedish Green Light to Open Liver Transplant Program

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SEATTLE, July 10, 2008 -- The Washington state Supreme Court today upheld a Department of Health decision to allow Swedish to establish a new adult liver transplant program on Swedish's First Hill campus. With this formal approval, the first procedures at Swedish could start in early 2009.    Swedis...

Two Seasoned Swedish Nurses Profiled for Different Articles

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SEATTLE, June 11, 2008 -- The demand for registered nurses is expected to rise 21 percent to 35 percent through the first decade of the 21st Century. In light of this daunting statistic, it can be inspiring for people considering a career in nursing or for those who are already pursuing a care...
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